Second Mother

Second Mother

Dir. Anna Muylaert, Brazil, 112 mins, 15 (subtitles)
Regina Casé, Michel Joel’s, Camila Márdila

Kala Sangam, Bradford, 3 February, 7.30pm

 

 

 

 

Val is a live-in housekeeper in Sao Paulo and a surrogate mother to the wealthy family’s teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. When Val’s estranged daughter Jessica suddenly shows up, the social realities of this kind of arrangement start to become evident.

 

 

 

 

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